India’s Golden Triangle includes the three most visited cities in the country’s northwest corner, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This area has been dubbed “golden” because of the vast wealth of cultural and historic treasures to be found in these three cities. From the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra to the fascinating abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, this golden land beckons with the mystery and complex cultural drama of India.
Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
Welcome to India’s capital city! Upon arrival you are welcomed with a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.
Day 2 – Delhi Sightseeing
Embark on a guided tour of Old and New Delhi. The morning begins with the historic Red Fort, Raj Ghat and the mile-long ChandniChowk bazaar of Old Delhi. The afternoon is dedicated to New Delhi and the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Birla Temple, and a drive along Rajpath. (B)
Day 3 – Delhi / Agra
Drive to Agra, en route visiting Sikandra. In Agra, visit the Agra Fort followed by a visit to the Taj Mahal for a sunset view. (B)
Day 4 – Agra / FatehpurSikri / Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur, en route visiting the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. (B)
Day 5 – Amber Fort Excursion & Jaipur
In the morning, ride atop daintily painted and decorated elephants on a visit to the mountain fortress of Amber. Later, visit Hawa Mahal, City Palace and the ancient observatory of Jaipur City. (B)
Day 6 – Jaipur / Delhi / Depart
Bid farewell to India before being transferred to Delhi International airport for your onward flight home. (B)